This is to certify that the stud dog:
Was bred to the bitch:
On the following date(s):_________________________________________, and is due to whelp on or near the date(s):_______________________________________________.
Conditions of Service
1. The stud fee for this breeding is: $_________________
[ ] The fee is payable at or before the time of mating be certified check or cash.
[ ] The fee will be fulfilled by the selection of a puppy from the resulting litter as agreed to by both parties. Terms
are as follows:
2. All fees are payment for stud service only and are not to be construed as a guarantee of puppies. If the bitch fails
to whelp or whelps fewer than two(2) live puppies at birth, the owner of the bitch must notify the stud owner not more than
65 days after the date of the last mating. There shall be no refund in whole or in part, but a return service to the same
stud dog shall be provided at the same bitch’s next heat if both are still available. If not available, to an agreed
3. If a bitch fails to whelp or give birth to two (2) living puppies as a result of the second mating, then this agreement
shall be terminated and the stud dog owner shall have o further obligations.
4. If ownership of the bitch changes, right of return service shall be at the option of the stud dog owner.
5. Owner of the bitch agrees to keep the bitch confined and inaccessible to all other male dogs from the start of her heat
cycle until the bitch is fully out of heat.
6. Owner of the stud dog agrees to keep the bitch to be bred confined and inaccessible to all other male dogs until the
bitch has been bred and returned to her owner.
7. Reasonable care will be given to the bitch while in the care of the stud dog’s owner. Any veterinary fees incurred
during this time shall be the responsibility of the bitch owner.
8. The following items are needed prior to or at the time of the service:
[ ] AKC registration
[ ] Four (4) generation pedigree
[ ] Current vaccination record
9. The bitch owner agrees that all puppies resulting from this litter will be properly cared for and placed in the proper
10. No puppy resulting from this litter shall be transferred to wholesale outlets, dog dealers, brokers, humane shelters,
laboratories, pet shops or their agents.
11. Bitch owner agrees to have puppy buyers sign a contract including the statement that they will not transfer said puppies
or their offspring to wholesale outlets, dog dealers, brokers, humane shelters, laboratories, pet shops or their agents.
12. Bitch owner agrees to sell all pet-quality puppies as non-breedable and will enforce this term by checking the limited
box on the AKC puppy application.
13. Bitch owner agrees to require that all pups sold for show must be checked and have necessary health clearances before
being shown (for example, hips, heart, vWD, etc.)
14. Bitch owner agrees to make puppies from this litter available for purchase to homes pre-approved by the stud owner,
for the duration said puppies are available for sale.
15. The owner of the stud will appraise the offspring of this breeding when the puppies are six weeks of age in order to
make his/her selection of pick of the litter if agreed upon for stud fee. The owner of the bitch shall make an advance appointment
for this service.
16. The owner of the stud may, at his/her discretion, refer prospective puppy buyers to the owner of the bitch when the
puppies are at least seven (7) weeks of age.
17. Additional terms:____________________________________________________________________
18. It is specifically agreed that the stud owner is not obligated to sign the application for litter registration for
this litter until the stud fee has been paid in full or, in the case of a puppy fee, the stud owner has possession of the
puppy or puppies as agreed.
We have read and understand the conditions of this contract. Any/all fees incurred in the enforcement of this contract
shall be borne by the party in default. By our signatures we agree to these conditions and acknowledge we have received a
copy of this contract.
Stud Owner:____________________________ Bitch Owner:_________________________